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Replacing the tub seal

Are there instructions online on how to replace the tub seal on a Frigidaire FWS933FS0 washing machine? I want to make sure everything is seated / assembled right since the old seal was wrecked by a broken clamp bolt and not useful for reference.

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It is a rather large job to do and unless you are very mechanically minded you would be better off taking it to the repairman

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Is repair time and parts extensive for this type of repair? Kenmore Front Load Model# 110.45986401


Confirm that it is not the door seal. The door seal can easily be replaced and the parts are available.

You would expect that any water leaking around the door seal would migrate down to the lowest part of the tub leaving the appearance that the leak is where the two half's of the tub are joined by the retaining clips
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Replacing the seal between the two tub half's is a different story as compared to the door seal. The tub seal is definitely do-able, but not for the faint of heart!!
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If the leak is very very small I might wait until a major overall is require such as the tub seal/bearing. If I chose to wait I would monitor the situation.

Inspect the area at the hub of the pulley looking for streaks of rust.. If there is an indication that water is leaking past the basket tub seal than doing an over hall now may included front door seal, tub seal, bearing and basket seal replacement.

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Rear Tub Bearing Replacement
(Part 1 of 3)

This advice is for replacing the rear wash tub shell of most Kenmore Elite HE model FRONT LOADERS, along with Whirlpool Duet, and some Frigidaire FRONT LOADER models. This is a repair that would be rated as difficult due to the extensive disassembly and reassembly of components.

The requirement to replace the rear wash tub shell is usually attributed to the rear tub bearing failure in which the bearings are molded into the tub and cannot be replaced otherwise. In some situations the replacement of the inner spinner basket (stainless steel tub) may also be required due to the corrosion and breakage of the spider arms in the back of the basket that support the basket.

SYMPTOMS: Washer exhibits excessively loud “rumbling” type noise during the spin cycle, excessively vibrates, or won’t spin at all.

DETERMINING IF THE BEARING AND SPIN BASKET ARE BAD: With the washer door open, place your hand inside the basket and push straight up. If there is excessive play in the tub (wobbles up and down) the bearing is probably bad. If the spinner basket scrapes against the outer tub shell when you give it a spin, you will have to replace the inner spin basket as well. Unfortunately, you cannot see the condition of spinner basket supports until it is removed from the outer tub shells. In some cases, a brownish colored stain my show up on clothing as the bearing seal has been breached and leaks into the spinner basket.

Before starting this repair, make sure you read through all instructions thoroughly and place the washer is in an area that gives you plenty of space to work.

(cont’d)

on Jul 07, 2008 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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Frigidaire fws933fso


Good Morning Friend,

I understand you are looking for the capacity of your Frigidaire washer, model# FWS933FS0. I show the capacity to be 3.0 cubic feet. I hope this is helpful.

-Best Regards-
WP

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Be sure both lower and upper halves are correctly connect together

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you can try tightening all the bolts but if that don't cure it then the seal would have to be replaced.you have to take it all apart to get the tub out then take the 30 something screws out seperate the two 1/2's and replace the seal.this is kind of a tough job unless you have the room and patiance to do it.

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Leaking tub seal, slow spin cycle


It's not worth fixing!
If it's 10 years old or more, better off replacing it with a newer machine which will be much more efficient!

Not worth the money to fix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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yes there a seal under the tub ring make sure tub ring has all the snaps in place

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